If you've been noticing moisture on your walls, it's important to find out why and take steps to correct the problem. Some signs that indicate excess moisture on your walls might be peeling paint and wet spots, so it’s important to address the moisture if you notice these issues. Walls sweating can be caused by many factors, such as high humidity levels, inadequate insulation, and poor ventilation. In this blog, Hedrick's Service Now will discuss some of the most common causes of walls sweating and how you can prevent it from happening in your home.
High Humidity Levels
One of the most common causes of walls sweating is high humidity levels. When the air is too humid, it can cause condensation to form on walls and other surfaces. This can happen even if the temperature in your home is comfortable. To prevent this from happening, you can use a dehumidifier to keep the air in your home at a comfortable level.
Another common cause of walls sweating is inadequate insulation. If your home doesn't have enough insulation, heat can escape through the walls and cause condensation to form. This is especially a problem in homes that are not well-sealed. To prevent this from happening, you can add more insulation to your home or seal any gaps or cracks that might be letting heat escape.
Poor ventilation is also a common cause of walls sweating. If your home doesn't have enough ventilation, the air inside can become stagnant and humid. This can cause condensation to form on walls and other surfaces. To prevent this from happening, you can install more vents in your home or use fans to circulate the air.
If you’ve tried everything you can to reduce the moisture on your home’s walls and nothing is working, let us know and we will come take a look at your AC system! We’ll be able to accurately diagnose the issue and offer a solution that works for you. Give us a call at (214) 509-6029 or fill out our online contact form to schedule an appointment.